Football

  Southern Miss begins spring football practices

The first day of spring practice for Southern Miss kicked off bright and early Tuesday morning at The Rock, the first official practice of the Will Hall era in Hattiesburg.

  Alcorn State opts out of 2021 spring football season

  Rakeem Nunez-Roches becomes 17th former Southern Miss player to appear at Super Bowl

  Signing day 2021 (02/03/2021)

EA Sports confirms return of college football game

  Chance Keith commits to West Point

  Larry Simmons commits to Ole Miss

Continued Coverage

  Southern Miss Football 2021 Schedule Announced

  Tim Jones declares for NFL Draft

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

  Chance Lovertich tweets transfer to Mississippi State

  Brandon Rachal named Naismith Player of the Week

  Lane Kiffin previews Outback Bowl match-up

MSU athletics director releases statement on Armed Forces Bowl brawl

Cohen says fighting is 'inexcusable.'

  Mike Leach previews bowl game against Tulsa

Kickoff is set for 11 am on Thursday.

  George County alumnus Ty Fryfogle named AP All-America

Fryfogle made Big Ten history this year as he became the first ever receiver in the conference to earn consecutive 200-yard receiving games.

  Mississippi State wraps up weekend practice ahead of bowl

While the Bulldogs dropped three of their final four games, the victory over Missouri in the finale was a culmination of a long journey, and a journey on which Mike Leach said his squad never quit.

  Ole Miss preparing for Outback Bowl

  Mike Leach, MSU ‘proud’ of getting to finish line of wild season

Southern Miss-Ohio State football game set for 2024

Mississippi State to take on Tulsa in Armed Forces Bowl

Ole Miss accepts invitation to Outback Bowl

PRCC sends 2 football players to next level in early signing period

  Jack Abraham to transfer to Mississippi State

Abraham battled injuries throughout most of 2020, seeing time in just five games, but threw for over 1,200 yards and completed 65 percent of his passes.

  Elijah Moore, Kenny Yeboah declare for NFL draft, opt out of season

When Ole miss takes the field Saturday against LSU, the Rebels will do so without their top 2 receiving targets.

  George County alum Ty Fryfogle named Big Ten receiver of the year

Former George County star and current Indiana wide receiver Ty Fryfogle was named the Big Ten receiver of the year after a stellar 2020 campaign for the Hoosiers.

  Gulfport alum Derick Hall named SEC defensive lineman of the week

Gulfport alum and current Auburn Tiger Derick Hall was named SEC defensive lineman of the week for the second time this season on Monday.

  Early signing day 2020 in South Mississippi

Signing day started out with a bang, as George County star and All-American MJ Daniels flipped his commitment from Mississippi State to Ole Miss.

Historic first signing class for Deion Sanders at JSU

The Jackson State football program hit the jackpot Wednesday

  LSU upsets #6 Florida

Following back to back double-digit losses, a self-imposed bowl ban, and a handful of transfer rumors, momentum for the LSU football program seemed to be trending downward. Until Saturday night.

  MSU drops third straight game

Mississippi State was within a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter on Saturday before Bo Nix put the game away with a three-yard touchdown run.

Taylorsville’s Keyes to sign Wednesday with Southern Miss

Taylorsville quarterback Ty Keyes says he will continue his football career at Southern Miss.

  USM ends 2020 season on high note

The Southern Miss football team wrapped up its campaign on Thursday night, ending the regular season with a bang, as the Golden Eagles went off for a season-high 45 points in a victory over Florida Atlantic.

  Pearl River hires former Ole Miss QB to lead offense

Pearl River’s football program added some SEC flair to its staff Wednesday with the addition of Bo Wallace. The former Ole Miss quarterback and East Mississippi National Champion will be the Wildcats’ co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, head coach Seth Smith announced.

  LSU self-imposes bowl ban for 2020-21 season

Although the Tigers are 3-5 on the year, there is no minimum win requirement in order to receive a bowl invite - so despite LSU’s record, a bowl game still would have been very much in play.

Ole Miss and Texas A&M postponed

Ole Miss, Texas A&M football postponed

USM introduces Will Hall as head football coach

USM formally introduced Will Hall as its next head football coach.

  LSU surrenders season-high 55 points against Alabama

The defense gave up 470 yards and 45 points in the first half alone, Alabama scored on all seven of its first-half drives, and only punted once all game. Offensively, the Tigers were 5-16 on third downs, and gained just 98 yards rushing on 27 attempts.

  Elijah Sabbatini re-commits to Ole Miss

Sabbatini had previously committed to the Rebels before de-committing in October.

Ole Miss suspends football activities until at least December 9

Decision made after consulting department of health

  Southern Miss Announces Will Hall as Football Coach; Introductory Media Conference Slated Monday

Southern Miss Director of Athletics Jeremy McClain announced Wednesday the hiring of Will Hall as the school’s 22nd football coach.

Mississippi-born Will Hall named Southern Miss head football coach

Will Hall was officially named USM’s 22nd head football coach on Wednesday.

Ole Miss cancels football practice over positive COVID testing

Ole Miss called off Wednesday’s football practice over positive COVID-19 tests within the program.

  South Mississippi’s shining stars (11/29/2020)

Another week in the books means another busy week of South Mississippi’s finest showing out on some of the biggest stages in sports. Let’s take a look at just some of this week’s South Mississippi’s shining stars.

  Southern Miss Football Game at UTEP Canceled

It marks the second-straight cancellation for the Golden Eagles, who saw their UAB game last Friday, Nov. 27, called off due to COVID-19.

  Ole Miss captures first home Egg Bowl since 2014

The Rebels continued to show that they may have one of the best quarterback-receiver duos in the country in Saturday’s win.

  LSU drops ‘inconsistent’ game against Texas A&M

The Tigers scored their only touchdown with less than a minute to go in their 20-7 loss to Texas A&M.

  Mike Leach ‘proud’ of team’s effort in Egg Bowl

Mississippi State fell a touchdown short, but as one of the younger teams in the country, the Bulldogs left with plenty of reasons for optimism.

LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

The LSU and Alabama game that was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, but was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Tigers football program may finally have a tentative date to make-up that game, according to a report from The Advocate newspaper.

Egg Bowl: Everything you need to know for Saturday’s matchup

The game two years ago was marred by a fight that led to four ejections in the second half as the Bulldogs romped 35-3.

  Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19, will miss Iron Bowl

He is reportedly experiencing mild symptoms, and must isolate for at least 10 days before he can return.

  Ole Miss, MSU preview Egg Bowl

A win on Saturday for Mississippi State would give the Bulldogs just their second 3-peat of the Egg Bowl since the 1940s, while Ole Miss is hoping to avenge not just the loss last year - but the manner in which they lost.

  South Mississippi’s shining stars (11/22/2020)

Week in and week out, stars from South Mississippi create headlines, highlights, and even entries into history books with accomplishments and performances both on and off the field.

  LSU earns much-needed win over Arkansas

TJ Finley threw a pair of touchdowns, and Ty Davis-Price ran two scores in for the Bayou Bengals.

  USM suffers ‘tough loss’ to UTSA

Biloxi alum Tim Jones finished with 65 yards receiving and hauled in a touchdown, but of the Golden Eagles’ five trips inside the red zone, only one resulted in a touchdown, with another ending in a failed fake field goal attempt.

  Jaden Walley scores first collegiate touchdown in MSU’s loss

Will Rogers started at quarterback and completed 41 of his 52 passes for 336 yards and one touchdown - a toss to D’Iberville alum Jaden Walley.

  Jack Abraham reportedly enters transfer portal

In three years for Southern Miss he has thrown for over 7,000 yards, 41 touchdowns with a near 70 percent completion percentage.

  Southern Miss ‘gaining confidence’ as season progresses

While the Golden Eagles fell last week, the defense held Western Kentucky to just 10 points, its best performance of the season.

  Southern Miss falls to Western Kentucky

It’s been a wildly tough year for the program, but interim head coach Tim Billings loved the fight he saw Saturday.

  Ole Miss wins record-breaking shootout over South Carolina

Quarterback Matt Corral became the first Ole Miss QB to throw for over 500 yards in a single game, while wide receiver Elijah Moore became the fourth Ole Miss receiver to surpass 1,000 yards on a season.

  Justin Walley awarded 6A Mr. Football

Walley ran for a dozen touchdowns on just 74 carries in the regular season, racked up 49 total tackles on defense, hauled in two interceptions, blocked two punts and blocked a field goal.

  Myles Brennan may be out for season

Brennan has not played since October 10th, when the Tigers fell to Missouri despite his 430 passing yards and 4 passing touchdowns.

Philip Gunn presents new Mississippi flag to the Ole Miss football team

Gunn had been a vocal advocate of changing the state flag since 2015 and spearheaded the change this summer.

Alabama at LSU game postponed because of COVID-19

Coach Ed Orgeron said Monday several players had tested positive for COVID-19.

Mississippi State-Auburn postponed due to positive COVID testing at MSU

The decision was made due to a number of positive tests within the Mississippi State football program.

  Ed Orgeron remains confident after slow start

At 2-3 with back-to-back-to-back performances of allowing 40 or more points, Ed Orgeron says the ceiling for his program hasn’t budged.

  Mississippi State earns second win of season

Despite grabbing their first win since week 1, Mike Leach was not happy with his team’s performance.

  USM responds to Tim Billings’ halftime challenge

Southern Miss was down 10-7 going into the half, and interim head coach Tim Billings challenged them to turn it up a notch.

C-USA announces make-up dates for postponed USM football games

The University of Southern Mississippi will have two December make-up football games for ones postponed earlier in the season by the coronavirus.

Ole Miss freshman ‘has regained movement’ after receiving severe injury at practice

Ole Miss freshman Damarcus Thomas has “regained movement in all of his extremities” after receiving a severe injury during practice.

  LSU falls to Auburn in Tiger Bowl

The Bayou Bengals surrendered over 500 yards on the day, and at one point Auburn had a touchdown on five straight drives.

  Alabama hands Mike Leach first shutout loss

The Bulldogs had 200 total yards on the day and converted just two third downs on fifteen attempts, while the Tide rolled for nearly 500 yards of total offense and turned it over just once on what was another efficient day all-around.

  Ole Miss cruises by Vanderbilt in offensive explosion

Elijah Moore had his second 200-yard receiving game of the season and is second in the entire country in receiving yards this year.

  Southern Miss falls to rice 30-6

Few programs, if any, across the country have been through anything quite like what Southern Miss has been through this season. Three head coaches, two short-notice postponements, and just one win up to the game against Rice.

  Scotty Walden steps down at USM, accepts head coaching job at Austin Peay

Walden will leave immediately as Southern Miss will look towards Tim Billings as their second interim head coach and third head coach overall of the 2020 season.

  REPORT: Kylin Hill to opt out of 2020 season

Mississippi State star running back has only played in three games in 2020, running for 58 yards on 15 carries while catching 23 passes for over 230 yards. This coming after leading the SEC in rushing in 2019.

  MGCCC pauses football for 14 days due to COVID concerns

Mississippi Gulf Coast is pausing football operations for 14 days beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27, because of COVID-19 concerns.

  Biloxi’s Elijah Sabbatini decommits from Ole Miss

Senior safety made it clear that he hasn't lost interest in the Rebels, but feels he needs more to time to consider his options. The three-star prospect has been committed to Ole Miss since June 2020.

  LSU rolls South Carolina 52-24

Myles Brennan was out with a lower body injury, but TJ Finley filled in nicely, completing 17 of his 21 passes for 265 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

  Ole Miss drops third straight game

The Rebels took the lead on a Jerrion Ealy touchdown with a little under six minutes to go, but the defense couldn’t hold.

  Southern Miss falls to Liberty

Scotty Walden and Jack Abraham did not make the trip, but Tate Whatley filled in for Abraham and was impressive, with 4 rushing touchdowns on the afternoon.